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Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 12:00am EST
the economic environment in south africa today? is there industry that has developed, where are things going for their economy? >> yeah, so that's the bad side of it is those people who are in the worst of situations who have not seen an improvement. but in fact there last been generally speaking improvement across the country, it has grown terriblsubstantially from wheres in the apartheid days. prosperity. it is a lot safer than it used to be in south africa, education is opened up, health care is more accessible everyone. but bottom line, it's a comparison, i compared it to the united states and people got mad at me for doing it. the rich are getting richer in south africa, the poor are stabilized, probably not getting a lot worse but they are not growing a middle class at the speed, the rate they need to to sustain the infrastructure projects and the education they need to. in that way he compared it to the united states, they need to do much more and they don't have the middle class tax base in which to do it. it is not being felt equally across the population, and i will sa
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
take us back to that time. you a young kid, what was that environment like before mandela's release? you weren't even allowed to talk about it. >> as difficult as one of the other guests said, difficult thinking how restrictive it was. mandela's name was banned it was against the law to use his name. if you used the name of nelson mandela that was a criminal offense, that can report you, and stand as a witness in a trial against you, and you could be prosecuted for it. grew one this feeling didn't really know what this man was. >> your mother didn't want you saying his name. >> . >> right. she was afraid. she had three boys who were growing up in a time where it was so easy to befall you at the hands of the state police. she tried to protect us, and it wasn't key for us to get into politics, because she didn't want something to happen, and there were many others around us, my brother who was at college in the mid 80's, had been beaten by police, and been through some harrowing expense pros testing with other students and being beaten and tier gas and that kind of thing. so she had s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm EST
there a a growing sensef awareness for consumers and all kinds of environments looking at these products and the warnings you are offering here. >> i think so. >> whether it's using mercury a amauamalgus. amalgum. >> ing an bang wil bangladesh de regulations but they are not enforced as they should be. >> it's not just bangladesh there are other countries. that is a good point one reason we close bang wil bangladesh iss typical to what is happening in pakistan and india and ca cambo. it's not unique to ban banglade. >> coming up next here getting schooled. weigheweighing the students ande who is not making the grade. and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >> now a snapshot of stories making headlines on america tonight of the. >> the investigation of the fatal new york train derailment is centering on the engineer. the officials say william rockefeller caught himself nodding off before the derailment. the train was moving 50 miles-per-hour over the speeding limit. four people died. >> startling investigation over the death of yasser ai arafat. french scientists contradict
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